2016-17 NBA Betting Against the Public: Midseason Report

Before the start of every season, Sports Insights posts a series of articles that highlight the ideal threshold for contrarian betting. By utilizing our public betting trends from seven contributing sportsbooks, we are able to see which teams are being pounded by a majority of public bettors. This simple strategy encourages bettors to identify the most popular…

2017 MLB Win Totals

On Friday, February 10th the Atlantis Sportsbook in Las Vegas became the first oddsmaker to post win totals for the 2017 MLB season. Although many books have been hanging World Series odds for several months, this offered our first glimpse into the projected final standings for the upcoming season. Almost two weeks later, the Westgate…

2016-17 NBA Futures from the Westgate Superbook

Before the 2016 Conference Finals had even concluded, the Westgate Las Vegas Superbook released its odds on the 2017 NBA Championship. The Warriors were listed as the early favorite to take home the Larry O’Brien Trophy, but they dropped from +150 to +250 after being defeated by the Cleveland Cavaliers in the 2016 NBA Finals. Those…